[Slackbuilds-users] Ruby Version Manager
rossi.jeff at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 15:09:13 UTC 2011
Thank you for your prompt reply and detailed explanation. I will install
as a user.
On Mon, 2011-10-24 at 10:32 -0400, Vincent Batts wrote:
> This has been left as an item, for a user to manage. While there are
> options to do a system installation, it requires a suite of
> permissions and acceptances that are not entirely easy to "package".
> Further it would leave behind all of the ruby installations performed,
> after upgrade and removal.
> The development cycle of rvm is such that you are routinely expected
> to do an `rvm get head` to update the rvm code. Which means the
> package would almost immediately be stale and unsupportable by the
> folks on the #rvm irc channel.
> Plus there are further bug/security implications of having a root
> executed step that stays on a git HEAD branch.
> Plus plus, there are a series of discussions regarding the use of
> function masking done in rvm. Wayne Seguin is an honest dude, but it
> still would be an acceptance for the hole system to have basic
> builtins like 'cd' masked with an rvm function to do extra magic.
> I really like rvm, and use it heavily for ruby projects, but I will
> not install it across my systems.
> For this reason it is encouraged to stick to the rvm as a limited user.
> Take care,
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Jeff Rossi <rossi.jeff at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Sorry if this has been asked/answered but I haven't turned anything up
> > w/ a significant amount of google searches.
> > I'm interested in knowing if a slackbuild or package exists for rvm
> > http://beginrescueend.com/
> > I know installing it is simple but I would like to have it as a package,
> > so that removing it is also simple.
> > Thanks in Advance
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